Body found in Lake County woods

Lake County Sheriff's Office launches death investigation

EUSTIS, Fla. – Lake County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a body was found in a wooded area along County Road 44 Monday morning.

Deputies said a citizen stopped by the Lake County Fire Rescue station just after 9 a.m. Monday to tell officials about a bicycle and a backpack that had been along the side of County Road 44 for a couple of days and may be suspicious.

Fire Rescue officials searched the wooded area and found a man's body. They contacted LCSO, and an investigation is underway.

No other details were immediately available.

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